violence
Public Education
St. Joseph School District unsure whether Lanning disallowed from board volunteer requirement she’s proposing after harassment charges

St. Joseph, Missouri school board member Whitney Lanning is pushing for board members to be required to volunteer at least four hours each month in schools if they want to… Read More

April 19, 2024
Public Education
21 F-bombs: New audio reveals extent of hostility, profanity, in St. Joseph, Missouri school board member’s attacks on colleagues

(The Heartlander) – New audio for the first time exposes the naked ferocity of a profanity-laced verbal assault by a St. Joseph, Missouri school board member on a colleague, for… Read More

April 17, 2024
Courts
Investigators looking at possible cover-up at Virginia school where teacher was shot by 6-year-old

Prosecutors in Virginia are now investigating why the disciplinary records of a 6-year-old student at Richneck Elementary disappeared after the student shot a teacher. “We’ll work with the school system… Read More

April 15, 2024
Public Education
Family files federal lawsuit against school district for alleged abuse, ‘torture’ of autistic daughter

The parents of an elementary student with autism have taken legal action against their daughter’s school, claiming she was physically abused by staff members. Christopher Dohse and Kimberly Pittard filed… Read More

April 11, 2024
Public Education
‘Deepfake’ AI technology being used to cyberbully, sexually harass students

The advent of open-source artificial intelligence technology has given rise to a new frontier in cyberbullying: “deepfake” child sexual abuse material from across the states indicate that adolescents are increasingly being… Read More

April 11, 2024
Courts
Virginia school administrator indicted by special grand jury in elementary school shooting

The former assistant principal at the Newport News, Virginia elementary school where a 6-year-old student shot his teacher has been indicted for child abuse. The unsealed indictment states that Ebony… Read More

April 11, 2024
Courts
Former Colorado bus aid arrested for assaulting autistic students

A former Colorado public school paraprofessional was arrested last week after surveillance footage showed her assaulting a severely autistic, non-verbal student on a school bus. Kiarra Jones, a former bus… Read More

April 10, 2024
Courts
Michigan school shooter’s parents sentenced to 10-15 years

(The Center Square) – The parents of Michigan school shooter Ethan Crumbley have been sentenced to 10-15 years in prison for allowing their minor son access to a firearm that… Read More

April 10, 2024
Culture
Video shows NYC mugger punch and rob elderly woman going to church

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A video captured a mugger punching and robbing an elderly woman outside Queens church Sunday, New York Post reported. A 68-year-old woman was viciously attacked… Read More

April 9, 2024
Culture
‘Quiet on Set’ documentary exposes child abuse and sexual exploitation at Nickelodeon

A new documentary has exposed the sexual abuse child actors allegedly suffered behind the scenes of Nickelodeon. Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV has generated media buzz… Read More

March 28, 2024
Courts
Oregon school district pays historic $3.5M settlement after shielding predatory teacher for decades

An Oregon public school district has agreed to pay $3.5 million for failing to prevent a former teacher from sexually abusing a 16-year-old student. The former student, referred to as… Read More

March 26, 2024
Public Education
Family of Missouri teen charged in brutal beating of classmate claims she’s the real victim

The family of a teenage girl charged with violently assaulting a fellow student is asserting her innocence, claiming she acted in self-defense. The fight, captured on video and shared across… Read More

March 25, 2024
Culture
‘All of us are in danger’: Sen. Josh Hawley warns no family, no community in Missouri is protected from illegal immigrant crime

While other municipalities around the country were declaring themselves sanctuary cities to protect illegal immigrants from federal authorities, the O’Fallon, Missouri city council voted unanimously in 2011 to become a “Rule… Read More

March 25, 2024
Public Education
‘Fighting hard to stay alive’: Fundraiser posted for teen nearly beaten to death near St. Louis

A GoFundMe has been set up to help the high school student whose brutal beating outside of a Missouri school left her with traumatic brain injuries. The victim, identified as Kaylee,… Read More

March 14, 2024
Public Education
Student in critical condition after brutal beating outside of Missouri school; 15-year-old charged

A female student suffered severe head injuries after she was beaten by another student outside of a Missouri high school on Friday. The fight occurred sometime around 2:30 p.m. a… Read More

March 12, 2024
Public Education
‘This behavior is unacceptable’: Missouri school board member Whitney Lanning charged with harassment of fellow board member, called on to resign from nonprofit 

A Missouri school board member is facing a harassment charge, as well as calls to resign from her nonprofit day job where she’s been accused of creating a toxic environment. … Read More

March 11, 2024
Public Education
Religious leader wants anti-violence efforts in Chicago schools

(The Center Square) – Father Michael Pfleger worries Chicago city officials’ recent decision to remove school resource officers from all Chicago Public Schools could have the opposite effect of what’s… Read More

March 11, 2024
Public Education
Massachusetts high school denied National Guard help tries cell phone ban next

A Massachusetts high school is implementing a cell phone ban in hopes of curbing student violence, after the governor refused to send in the National Guard. Brockton High School has… Read More

March 11, 2024
Culture
Christian faith at the center of Laken Riley’s remembrance, as mother speaks out for the first time since daughter’s murder

Laken Riley’s mother has publicly commented for the first time since the Feb. 22 murder of her daughter, calling it an “avoidable tragedy” and a “horrific… Read More

March 4, 2024
Public Education
‘He has to be accountable’: Indiana school district refused to arrest teen student who assaulted 74-year-old teacher

An elderly Indiana teacher was viciously beaten by a teenage student, but the victim says officials have done little to discipline the teen. Robert Gooding, a 74-year-old substitute teacher, was… Read More

March 1, 2024